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Sentenced to 60 years in prison for a murder he never committed, Josh Kezer was able to forgive

Sentenced to 60 years in prison for a murder he never committed, Josh Kezer was able to forgive

[ad_1] Josh KezerCredit: CBN YouTube Capture There was no DNA. The justice department didn’t even have a weapon, fingerprints, a motive, or any way of connecting the man to the murder of Mischelle Lawless from Sikeston, Missouri in 1992, who had been beaten and shot three times. In fact, the blood found beneath the murdered girl’s fingernails as she initially fought back against her assailant did not match Josh Kezer’s blood, who was charged and ultimately found guilty of her murder. The justice department was able to convict Josh because of a ‘fabricated story’ and ‘false testimonies’ given by jailhouse snitches looking for a lighter sentence, Christian Learning reports. As a result, Josh, who was 17 at the time at the time of the murder, was sentenced to 60 years and would spend the next 16 years in prison for a crime he never committed. Before his conviction, Josh had also chosen to believe in Jesus, and it was his faith that helped him survive his false imprisonment. Josh admits during the darkest hours, there …